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The Therapeutic Triad of Disability: Forgiveness, Self-Compassion, and Resilience with Susan Stuntzner and Angela MacDonald (Part 1)

2/16/2018
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The first of two conversations with Susan Stuntzner and Angela MacDonald on the intersections of disability and forgiveness, self-compassion, and resilience, barriers to these practices, and how we can work with our clients to cultivate each of these. For more on Susan and Angela, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-lj

Duration:01:03:10

Beyond The Empty Chair: Exploring the Complexity of Gestalt Therapy with Jon Frew

2/8/2018
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A conversation with Gestalt therapist and trainer Jon Frew on the origins of Gestalt Therapy, shedding the image of Fritz Perls and empty chair work, and how Gestalt’s focus on health as opposed to pathology makes it uniquely suitable for the counseling profession. For more on Jon, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-kF.

Duration:01:06:59

Spirituality and Religion in Counseling: Definitions, Competencies, and Spiritual Bypass with Craig Cashwell

2/1/2018
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A conversation with Dr. Craig Cashwell – a professor of Counseling and Human Development at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Fellow of the American Counseling Association – about the importance of integrating spirituality and religion into counseling practice and how to do it competently and ethically. For more on Craig, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-ky

Duration:00:58:37

Baby Hair: Children’s Socialization into Ethnocentric Monoculturalism with Priscilla WIlson

1/24/2018
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A conversation with Dr. Priscilla G. Wilson on how children are socialized into ethnocentric monoculturalism, microagressions and systemic racism, and what counselors can do to make a difference. For more and Priscilla, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-jW.

Duration:00:58:15

Polyvagal Theory Applied: Moving from Fight or Flight to Social Engagement for Sustainable Living

1/17/2018
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A conversation with Dee Wagner about Stephen Porges’ Polyvagal Theory. Dee provides easy to understand explanations of polyvagal theory and describes practical suggestions for applying the theory in clinical practice. For more about Dee, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-je.

Duration:01:02:51

Respect in the Therapeutic Relationship and Process: A Conversation with Susanne Slay-Westbrook

1/11/2018
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In this episode Mike talks with Susanne Slay-Westbrook – a licensed professional counselor and marriage and family therapist with over 40 years of experience – about bringing respect into our counseling relationships and process. For more and Susanne, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-j2.

Duration:00:45:13

Sexuality and the Wheel of Context: A Conversation with Sara Nasserzadeh

1/3/2018
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In Episode 6 of the Sex Series Dr. Megan Speciale interviews social psychologist and award-winning book author, Dr. Sara Nasserzadeh on the Wheel of Context, a practical sexuality framework focusing on culture, community, and individual experience for educators, advocates, and researchers. As Sara describes in our conversation, “I think we can have the knowledge in the world, but without considering the context we are all forced to operate from a place of ignorance as prisoners of our...

Duration:01:07:44

Reflecting on 2017: A Collective Interview with the Thoughtful Counselor Team

12/28/2017
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The Thoughtful Counselor Team reflects on the past year of the podcast - what we have learned, some of the challenges of running a podcast, and what we are looking forward to in 2018. For the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-iR

Duration:00:53:01

The Practitioner's Guide to Ethical Decision Making Turns 21: A conversation with Dr. Holly Forester-Miller

12/8/2017
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A conversation with Dr. Holly Forester- Miller on what has changed- and what has not- in the field of ethics and best practices in counseling between the 1996 publication of her Practitioner’s Guide and its 2016 update for the American Counseling Association. For more on Holly, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-iu.

Duration:00:42:16

Recast - Microaggression: Types, Dilemmas, and Best Practices for Counselors with Priscilla Wilson

12/1/2017
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A conversation with Dr. Priscilla G. Wilson – assistant professor in the College of Education and Professional Studies at Jacksonville State University in Alabama – on the different types of microaggressions in and outside of counseling, dilemmas that clients and counselors face, and reflections on the “golden rule” as a way forward. For more about Priscilla, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-ic

Duration:01:05:48

Online Counseling and Telemental Health: A Conversation with Telehealth Certification Institute's Ray Barrett

11/24/2017
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A conversation with Ray Barrett about counseling and telemental health covering the history of telemental health, navigating legal and ethical concerns, the process of informed consent and screen for fit, and pathways to credentialing. For more about Ray, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-hS

Duration:00:44:39

Practical Neuroscience Applications for Understanding and Treating Addiction: A Conversation with Mark Woodford

11/16/2017
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A conversation with Dr. Mark Woodford, Professor of Counselor Education at The College of New Jersey, about ways neuroscience findings can be used to help counselors and clients better understand addictive brain states and recovery processes. For more about Mark, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-hf

Duration:01:01:35

Catholic Spirituality, Intention, and Online Learning: A Conversation with Martin Timoney

11/8/2017
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A conversation with Martin Timoney on the influence of Catholic spirituality in his work as a counselor, attention vs. intention, and his experience of becoming a counselor through online learning. For more about Martin, links from our conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-hC

Duration:00:40:10

Counseling with Working Mothers: A Conversation with Margaret Lamar and Lisa Forbes

11/1/2017
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A conversation with Margaret Lamar and Lisa Forbes on the identity development of working mothers and how counseling can support their mental health needs. For more on Margaret and Lisa, links for the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-h8

Duration:01:05:41

Building the Counseling Profession in Malawi: A Conversation with Dominic Actionman Nsona

10/25/2017
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A conversation with Dominic Actionman Nsona, president of the Malawi Association of Counseling, on the pearls, perils, and passion of developing the counseling profession in Malawi. For more on Dominic, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-gN

Duration:00:58:27

Social Justice and Advocacy in Counseling: A Conversation with Jonnie Seay Lane

10/18/2017
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A conversation with Jonnie Seay Lane – a licensed professional counselor and doctoral student at North Carolina University, finishing up her dissertation on the topic of multicultural counseling – on how to practically implement social justice and advocacy interventions in counseling. For more on Jonnie, links to her article, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-gl

Duration:01:01:16

Gender, Sexuality, and Mental Health: A Conversation with Alex Iantaffi

10/12/2017
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About this Episode In this week of the Sex Series, we focus on gender with Dr. Alex Iantaffi — sex and gender expert, licensed therapist, and Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Sexual and Relationship Therapy. This episode is for anyone looking to better understand the role of gender in clients’ lives, including how people can change and express their gender identity. Considering gender from both its biological and societal roots, we look at how gender plays a role in our...

Duration:00:59:32

Utilizing Creative and Expressive Techniques to Give Grief a Voice: A Conversation with Brittany Pollard and Tiffany Brooks

10/4/2017
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A conversation with Drs. Brittany Pollard and Tiffany Brooks on how counselors can utilize creative interventions to assist those we work with who are experiencing grief and loss while attending to their unique cultural identities. For more about Brittany and Tiffany, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-er

Duration:00:48:19

Counseling Comes to China: The History of The Thoughtful Counselor Podcast (So Far) with Allison Kramer and Mike Shook

9/27/2017
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Allison interviews Mike, creator of The Thoughtful Counselor Podcast, on favorite interviews, cross-cultural counseling challenges and successes, and keeping connected to mental health field while living and working abroad. For more about Allison and Mike, linsk from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-fj

Duration:00:42:43

Unhushed with Dr. Karen Rayne: Talking to Kids and Teens about Sex

9/22/2017
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In this episode of the Sex Series, we talk to Dr. Karen Rayne about her work developing sex-positive sex education curricula for kids and teens. We discuss how early childhood education can support healthy, affirming, and safe sexual development. Dr. Rayne provides strategies for counselors, parents, and teachers talking about sex with children, including what to say, when to say it, and how to feel comfortable saying it. For more on Karen, links from the conversastion, and the APA...

Duration:00:55:39

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